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A copy of the FY  '15 Budget may be downloaded here
A copy of the Amended Budget for FY  '14 may be downloaded here

Nicholson Avenue & Jeff Davis Avenue
are still under construction and will be
closed from time to time.
Please use caution.





The Mayor and Board of Aldermen meet on the First Tuesday and the
Third Wednesday following the First Tuesday of each month.
Please refer to the Calendar on the Administration Page.
Agendas may be found here and Minutes of past meetings may be found here.
Please note: Agendas may not be posted until shortly before the meeting
and Minutes may take several days after the meeting to post.

CITY OF WAVELAND
ELECTION NOTIFICATION
BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN

The City of Waveland hereby announces the upcoming Primary Election
November 4, 2014, and General Election, December 2, 2014,
to elect the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and 6 members
of the Municipal Executive Committee. You may qualify for these
offices by coming to Waveland City Hall at 301 Coleman Avenue,
second floor Mayor's Office beginning August 6, 2014. Qualifying
will end at exactly 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014.
Any additional information related to running for office in the
CIty of Waveland can be obtained at the City Clerk's Office,
301 Coleman Avenue, Waveland, MS or by calling 228-467-4134

REGISTRATION
You may register to vote at the Circuit Clerk's Office, 152 Main
Street, Bay St. Louis, MS or Waveland City Hall, 301 Coleman
Avenue, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
You must show picture identification.

POLL WORKERS
The City is in search of poll workers for the upcoming election.
For further information you may contact Waveland City Hall at
228-467-4134


Have you heard about the Hairy Crazy Ants (HCAs)? Read about them here.

The City of Waveland announces that a new mosaic will be mounted on the wall in front of the City Hall complex on Coleman Avenue.

The original mosaic, created in 1997 with the help of many of the area residents,  was destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. 

Elizabeth Veglia, the project director of the first mosaic, will lead the community in the creation of the new one.  The design will take its inspiration from the Waveland logo and the undulating waves within it.  Included in the design will be the St. Patrick's Day Parade, buildings from the past and new ones that have replaced them, and the local sea and land images that are iconic to our region.  Veglia has taught the art of mosaic to thousands of people over the past 35 years, including children and novices, who quickly learn to make contributions to the overall scene. 

Workshops will be held at convenient times to enable all residents of the area to participate in the creation of the mosaic.  At these sessions, Veglia will teach participants how to work with the tile and create their own small design elements that will ultimately be included in the mosaic.   The mosaic will be created at the Ground Zero Museum on Coleman Avenue in Waveland.  Later, after the design work is completed, Veglia will transfer the mosaic to City Hall for its completion.

Daytime workshops will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am - 12 pm.  An evening workshop will be held on Tuesdays 6-8 pm. A weekend workshop will be held on Saturday, 10am – 12 pm.  Workshops will run in this format for 5 weeks.  Community residents who participated in the creation of the original mosaic are encouraged to help recreate the new one, as are those presently living in the region.

 Call Elizabeth Veglia at 228-304-1333 or email elizabeth@vegliamosaics.com for information or to register for a workshop
(limit 12 per workshop.)

 
ground zero

The Ground Zero Museum, located in the Waveland Civic Center on Coleman Avenue, will be open to the public from 10AM 'til 3PM on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Waveland welcomes coastal visitors and residents alike.
Come see what has been accomplished!

Also, the Museum is in need of volunteers to
welcome visitors and conduct tours.

If you or anyone you know is interested, please call
Donald Murphy at 493-3235 or
LiLi Stahler at 243-3235.
Do you have questions about the new Voter ID requirements?
Please download a pdf information sheet here.

A Draft copy of the Amended FY 2014 Budget is available here.
(large file)


 

Coast Transit Authority
announces
New Bus Service in Hancock County
View the pdf here



Important Notices

Hancock County to allow
vendors on the beach

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors recently
voted to allow vendors on the beach front.

Anyone interested in operating a business on the
beach is asked to contact the
Board of Supervisors' office at 228-467-0172.



Important Information about
Water Quality & Storm Water Management can be
found using the following links:

MS Department of Enviromental Quality here
Water Quality information here
Storm Water Management information here

Please see our Disclaimer concerning links to exteral sites


 

 

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KEEP WAVELAND BEAUTIFUL MONTHLY MEETING

To Be Announced

CENTRAL FIRE STATION, HIGHWAY 90, WAVELAND

 

 

The Waveland City Charter, with Amendments, is available.

This document covers the time period 1888 to present.
You may view the pdf file here.
This is a large file and may be slow to download,
depending on the speed of your internet connection.

“Please Note:  All original Charter documents prior to August 29, 2005 were lost to Hurricane Katrina;
they have been replaced by the Department of Archives & History,  Department of the Secretary of State,
the Attorney General’s Office or other State office as may apply.

Note:  The City’s current Charter that is followed is dated September 21, 1988
(beginning at page 130) along with subsequently adopted Amendment(s).
These Charter documents are listed chronologically for your convenience.”




Please scroll to the bottom of this page for more current news and messages.



If you spot any oil/tar balls on the beach,
please call 228 466 8320


Mayors Welcome Message

Waveland Hazard Mitigation Plan

Local Weather

Mayor David A. Garcia welcomes you to the
Official Website of the City of Waveland, Mississippi.

Our website is being developed as a one-stop destination for information relevent to residents, visitors, business owners and others interested in Waveland.

As the city continues to rebuild from the effects of Hurricane Katrina in August, 2005, you'll be able to follow our progress from here.

This website is a work in progress and as such, some pages may be incomplete or may not be available right away. Please be patient and check back often.

Many of the documents provided on this site are in pdf format and may require Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is free software, for PC or Mac computers, and is available from Adobe here.  This link will open a new browser window or tab and take you to an external site. Please return here after you've  downloaded and installed Reader.

In addition to providing information relating to the City, we'll also have information on preparing for emergencies as well as links to other useful sites and a real-time hurricane tracking chart.

Please review the Disclaimer and Privacy Policy, linked at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions or comments pertaining to the City of Waveland, please use the City Hall Contact form.

If you notice any errors, omissions or broken links or if you have suggestions to improve this site, please click on the Webmaster link at the bottom of this page.

Finally, thank you for stopping by and please come back often.
Waveland is undertaking an update to its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan so that the city remains
eligible for federal pre- and post-disaster mitigation funds.

Communities are required to update their plans on a 5-year basis.

The plan update also helps the city maintain a reduction in the cost of flood insurance through
FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) Program.

The local hazard mitigation is evaluating the effects of several hazards on the city of Waveland. These hazards include: Flooding (100-year and 500-year), Localized Stormwater Flooding, Hurricane and Tropical Storm (Coastal Storm Surge), Coastal and Canal Bank Erosion, Drought, Wildfire, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, Extreme Weather (Heat and Winter Events), Earthquake, Dam and Levee Failure and Climate Change (Sea Level Rise).

The hazard mitigation planning process started with a public kickoff meeting on November 7, 2012. The Local Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee (HMPC) has been meeting since this time to develop this updated plan through development of a risk assessment and hazard vulnerability, plan goals and a mitigation strategy.

The City of Waveland would like your input on this plan update and here is how you can get involved.

A copy of the draft plan is available for review on the City of Waveland's website here.

A copy of the draft plan along with a survey/questionnaire on the impacts of hazard is available at the Waveland Public Library,
345 Coleman Avenue, Waveland, MS 39576.

You may also contact Wavelands Fire Chief,
Mike Smith, at the Waveland Fire Department
at 228-467-2042 for further information on
how you can get involved.

You may download a pdf document of the
complete Local Hazard Mitigation Plan here.

This is a Adobe Acrobat pdf document that rmay require Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be
downloaded, free of charge, here.
 

City of Waveland
2013 Redistricting
Demographic Analysis
Available here.

City of Waveland
Redistricting Plan 1
adopted October 7, 2013

Availible here.

 

ORDINANCE NO. 363,
Redistricting of the Wards,
is availble here.

The latest City of Waveland
Zoning Map
is available here.

The latest City of Waveland
Zoning Ordinance
is available here.

The City of Waveland
Audited Finacials for
Fiscal Year Ended 9.30.2011
is available here.

Important Flood Information
can be obtained here.

The City of Waveland
2012 Annual Drinking Water
Quality Report is available here.


The FY 2014 Budget was adopted
by the Board on Wednesday,
September 11, 2013.
You may download a copy here.

A new brochure from the
Gulf Regional Planning Commission
is available for download here.
(large file, may be slow to download)

The City of Waveland
Audited Financials for
Fiscal Year Ended 9.30.2012
is available here.

 

 
   

These are pdf documents and may require Adobe Acrobat Reader,
which can be downloaded, free of charge, here.


 

 

 

 





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